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    Richardson Outlines Disparity in HBCU ‘Equality Lawsuit’

    Week two of the remedial phase of the Maryland Higher Education Desegregation Trial, as the case is popularly known, featured the testimony of Dr. Earl Richardson, former president of Morgan State University and the...

    D.C.’s XFL Names Former HU QB Head Coach, GM

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Pep Hamilton’s football odyssey has returned to where it started as he tries to build a championship franchise from the start.  The former Howard University quarterback is the first...

    DMV HBCU Report: Howard and Bowie State Keep Title Hopes Alive

    By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO Howard Escapes Morgan with Tough Road Win There’s always a battle of cultures when Howard faces Morgan State in one of the understated HBCU sports rivalries.  When the blue...

    Gov. Hogan’s $100M Offer to HBCU’s `A Slap in the Face’

    Governor Larry Hogan’s recent letter to Legislative Black Caucus Chair, Del. Cheryl Glenn (D-45), offering to settle the 12-year long Maryland HBCU Equity lawsuit evoked strong reactions from HBCU advocates and Maryland lawmakers this...

    HBCUs Make Their Pitch to Next Generation

    Jordan Johnson is a senior at the School Without Walls High School in the Northwest quadrant of the District of Columbia and like many seniors; she is looking forward to attending college. Jordan has...

    AFRO-American Newspaper and Morgan State University Partner to Launch Statewide Polling to Gauge African-American...

    AFRO-American Newspaper and Morgan State University Partner to Launch Statewide Polling to Gauge African-American Opinion N.J.-based Braun Research, Inc. and Morgan’s Institute for Urban Research to Survey and Analyze Attitudes of Black Residents Toward...

    Historically Black Schools in Georgia See a Surge in Giving

    By The Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Historically Black colleges and universities are seeing an upsurge in support and donations. Last fiscal year, Spelman College in Atlanta raised a record $48 million in donations, The Atlanta...

    Sex Ring Allegations Shake Georgia AKA Chapter

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] A Georgia chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority is under scrutiny for allegedly being part of a sex ring. At the Alpha Beta AKA Chapter at Fort Valley State University...

    Fate of Annual HBCU Cuba Programs Unclear

    With President Donald Trump enacting a new Cuba policy that aims to, among other things, curb tourism to the communist island, educators running journalism programs at Howard University and Morgan State University need more...

    DMV HBCU Report: Howard Peaks at the Right Time Ending the Regular Season

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] As the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference basketball season prepares for next week’s tournament in Norfolk, VA, it could be time for one of the most enigmatic teams in Division I...

    Food Resource Center Opens at Morgan State

    By Morgan State University Newsroom Morgan State University announced the upcoming December 7 opening of a Food Resource Center (FRC), via press release. The new center is intended to address food insecurity within its student population. The...

    Howard U. Moves Up in Top College Rankings

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] A prestigious news magazine recently released its 2019 rankings of the nation's universities and there was plenty of good news for Howard University. U.S. News and World Report issued its annual...
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